41st AIRLIFT SQUADRON – HERITAGE – TROOP CARRIER

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41st AIRLIFT SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 41st Transport Squadron on 2 Feb 1942. Activated on 18 Feb 1942. Redesignated: 41st Troop Carrier Squadron on 4 Jul 1942; 41st Troop Carrier Squadron, Heavy, on 30 Jun 1948. Inactivated on 14 Sep 1949. Redesignated 41st Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium, on 3 Jul 1952. Activated on 14 Jul 1952. Redesignated: 41st Troop Carrier Squadron on 8 Dec 1965; 41st Tactical Airlift Squadron on 1 Apr 1967. Inactivated on 28 Feb 1971. Activated on 31 Aug 1971. Redesignated 41st Airlift Squadron on 1 Jan 1992-.

Assignments. San Antonio Air Depot, 18 Feb 1942; 317th Transport (later, 317th Troop Carrier) Group, 22 Feb 1942-14 Sep 1949. 317th Troop Carrier Group, 14 Jul 1952; 317th Troop Carrier Wing, 12 Mar 1957; 322d Air Division, 25 Sep 1958; 317th Troop Carrier Wing, 15 Apr 1963 (attached to Detachment 1, 322d Air Division, 6 Sep-21 Dec 1964); 315th Air Division, 21 Nov 1965; 374th Tactical Airlift Wing, 8 Aug 1966-28 Feb 1971. 317th Tactical Airlift Wing, 31 Aug 1971 (attached to: 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 6 Nov 1971- 12 Jan 1972, 11 Mar-16 May 1974, 11 Nov 1974-15 Jan 1975; 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 4 Jun-16 Aug 1972, 5 Feb-14 Apr 1973, 9 Aug-15 Oct 1973; 435th Tactical Airlift Wing, 4 Oct-15 Dec 1975; 435th Tactical Airlift Group, 13 Jul-10 Sep 1976, 5 Mar-25 Apr 1977, 2 May-22 Jul 1978); 317th Tactical Airlift Group, 1 Oct 1978 (attached to 313th Tactical Airlift Group, 5 Dec 1979-12 Feb 1980); 317th Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 Apr 1980; (attached to 313th Tactical Airlift Group, 3 Apr-14 Jun 1981, 3 Aug-14 Oct 1982, 4 Dec 1983-15 Feb 1984, 10 Feb-10 Apr 1985, 25 May-13 Aug 1986, 1 Aug-14 Oct 1987, 3 Dec 1989-15 Feb 1992; Airlift Division Provisional, 1610, 1 Nov-16 Dec 1990; Tactical Airlift Wing Provisional, 1660, 17 Dec 1990-14 Jan 1991; Tactical Airlift Group Provisional, 1675, 15 Jan-21 Mar 1991); 317th Operations Group, 1 Jan 1992; 23d Operations Group, 16 Jul 1993; 463rd Airlift Group, 9 Apr 2007; 19th Operations Group, 1 Oct 2008-.

Stations. Duncan Field, TX, 18 Feb 1942; Bowman Field, KY, 20 Jun 1942; Maxton, NC, 3-12 Dec 1942; Garbutt Field, Australia, 23 Jan 1943; Port Moresby, New Guinea, 5 Oct 1953; Finschhafen, New Guinea, 24 Apr 1944; Hollandia, New Guinea, 13 May 1944; Leyte, 17 Nov 1944; Clark Field, Luzon, 6 Mar 1945; Okinawa, Aug 1945; Kimpo, South Korea, Oct 1945; Seoul, South Korea, 7 Jan 1946; Tachikawa AB, Japan, 19 Jan 1946; Nagoya, Japan, 30 Apr 1947; Tachikawa AB, Japan, Sep 1947-22 Sep 1948; Wiesbaden, Germany, 30 Sep 1948, Celle RAF Station, Germany, 19 Dec 1948-14 Sep 1949. Rhein-Main AB, Germany, 14 Jul 1952; Neubiberg AB, Germany, 21 Mar 1953; Evreux-Fauville AB, France, 15 Mar 1957-20 Jun 1964; Lockbourne AFB, OH, 20 Jun 1964-21 Nov 1965 (deployed at Evreux-Fauville AB, France, 6 Sep-21 Dec 1964); Naha AB, Ryukyu Islands, 21 Nov 1965-28 Feb 1971. Pope AFB, NC, 31 Aug 1971;  Little Rock AFB, AR, 9 Apr 2007-. (deployed at RAF Mildenhall, England, 6 Nov 1971-12 Jan 1972, 11 Mar- 16 May 1974, 11 Nov 1974-15 Jan 1975, 13 Jul-10 Sep 1976, 5 Mar- 25 Apr 1977, 2 May-22 Jul 1978, 5 Dec 1979-12 Feb 1980, 3 Apr-14 Jun 1981, 3 Aug-14 Oct 1982, 4 Dec 1983-15 Feb 1984, 10 Feb-10 Apr 1985, 25 May-13 Aug 1986, 1 Aug-14 Oct 1987, 3 Dec 1989-15 Feb 1990, 2 Dec 1991-15 Feb 1992; Rhein-Main AB, Germany, 4 Jun-16 Aug 1972, 5 Feb- 14 Apr 1973, 9 Aug-15 Oct 1973; 4 Oct-15 Dec 1975; RAF Sculthrope, England, 2 Oct-15 Dec 1988; Thumrait AFld, Oman, 11 Aug 1990-12 Jan 1991; King Fahd, Saudi Arabia, 13 Jan-21 Mar 1991).

Aircraft. C-47, 1942-1946; C-46, 1946-1948; C-54, 1948-1949. C-119, 1952-1958; C-130, 1957-1971. C-130, 1971-.

Operations. Included paratroop drops on Nadzab (New Guinea), Noemfoor, Tagaytay (Luzon), Corregidor, and Aparri (Luzon), as well as aerial transportation in South, Southwest, and Western Pacific, during World War II. Berlin Airlift, 1948. Transported UN troops to the Congo, 1960. Airlifted personnel and equipment to Southeast Asia from Ryukyu Islands, 1965-1971. Supported airlift operations in Korea during Pueblo crisis, Jan 1968. Supported Army training and performed rotational duty throughout Europe, since 1971. Airlifted personnel, special forces and supplies during operations in Grenada, 1983 and Panama, Dec 1989-Jan 1990. Airlift in Southwest Asia, 11 Aug 1990-21 Mar 1991.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Air Offensive, Japan; Papua; New Guinea; Northern Solomons, Bismarck Archipelago: Western Pacific; Leyte; Luzon; Southern Philippines. Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. Panama, 1989-1990.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Papua, [Jan 1943]; New Guinea, 30 Jan-1 Feb 1943; Philippine Islands, 16-17 Feb 1945. Presidential Unit Citations: Southeast Asia, 8 Aug 1967-7 Aug 1968. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 8 Jul-10 Aug 1960; 1 Sep 1962-15 Apr 1963; 1 Apr 1964-30 Jun 1965; 30 Nov 1965-30 Apr 1966; 8 Aug 1966-7 Aug 1967; 1 May 1972- 30 Apr 1973; 1 May 1973-30 Apr 1975; 1 May 1975-30 Apr 1977; 1 Jun 1979-31 May 1981; 1 Jun 1982-31 May 1984; 1 Mar 1987-31 Mar 1988; 6 Oct 1989-13 Jan 1990. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (WWII). Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-28 Feb 1971.

Emblem. Approved on 13 Jan 1943.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm